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Table of contents Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part I The Paragraph Chapter 1 Paragraph Format What Is Academic Writing? Organization Paragraph Format Model: Handwritten Assignment Introducing Myself Model: Computer-Written Assignment Introducing Myself Capitalization Capitalization Rules Sentence Structure Model: Sentence Structure A Person Who Has Made a Difference: George Lucas Simple Sentences Subject-Verb Agreement Fragments Writing The Process of Writing Step 1 Prewriting: Listing Step 2 Organizing Step 3 Writing Step 4 Polishing: Revising and Editing Review Writing Assignment Alternative Writing Assignment Chapter 2 Narrative Paragraphs Model: Narrative Paragraph Earthquake! Organization Time Order Time Order Signals Sentence Structure Model: Compound Sentences Omusubi Kororin Compound Sentences with and, but, so, and or Punctuation Five Comma Rules Writing Prewriting: Freewriting Model: Freewriting A Memorable Event in My Life Review Writing Assignment Alternative Writing Assignment Chapter 3 Paragraph Structure Organization Three Parts of a Paragraph Model: Three Parts of a Paragraph A Hawaiian Wedding The Topic Sentence Supporting Sentences and Examples The Concluding Sentence Punctuation Apostrophes Writing Organizing: Outlining Model: Outline with Details Music Styles and Fashion Review Writing Assignment Summary Writing I Chapter 4 Descriptive Paragraphs Model: Descriptive Paragraph The Stairway Organization Spatial Order Spatial Order Signals Topic Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs Supporting Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs Model: Descriptive Details My Banana Garden Paragraph Unity Sentence Structure Model: Compound Sentences Supai Village Compound Sentences with yet, for, and nor Varying Sentence Openings Writing Prewriting: Clustering Model: Clustering A Place from My Childhood Review Review Practices Writing Assignment Chapter 5 Logical Division of Ideas Model: Logical Division of Ideas Paragraph Why I Don¿t Have a Credit Card Organization Logical Division of Ideas Coherence Using Nouns and Pronouns Consistently Transition Signals Sentence Structure Sentence Errors: Comma Splices and Run-ons Writing Review Review Practices Writing Assignment Alternative Writing Assignment Chapter 6 Process Paragraphs Model: How to Build a One-Match Campfire Organization Time Order Time Order Signals Sentence Structure Model: Clauses and Complex Sentences How to Give the Cat a Pill Clauses Complex Sentences Writing Review Review Practices Writing Assignment Alternative Writing Topics Chapter 7 Definition Paragraphs Models: Definition Paragraphs The Underground Railroad; Courage Organization Sentence Structure Model: Appositives and Adjective Clauses Holidays with Pagan Origins Appositives Adjective Clauses Complex Sentences with Adjective Clauses Subject Pronouns: who, which, that Object Pronouns: whom, which, that, Ø (no pronoun) Clauses with when Writing Review Review Practice Writing Assignment Chapter 8 Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Models: Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Paragraph 1: Right Brain/Left Brain Paragraph 2: Two Job Applicants Organization Topic Sentences and Concluding Sentences for Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Sentence Structure Model Comparison/Contrast Signals Two Varieties of English Comparison Signals Contrast Signals Writing Review Review Practices Writing Assignment Alternative Writing Topics Part II The Essay Chapter 9 Essay Organization Organization Three Parts of an Essay Model: Essay Structure Styles of Popular Music The Introductory Paragraph Body Paragraphs The Concluding Paragraph Transitions between Paragraphs Essay Outlining Writing Planning an Essay Review Review Practices Writing Assignment Summary Writing II Chapter 10 Opinion Essays Model: Opinion Essay The Right to Die Organization The Introductory Paragraph for Opinion Essays Body Paragraphs for Opinion Essays The Concluding Paragraph for Opinion Essays Developing Supporting Details Quotations Rules for Using and Punctuating Quotations Statistics Writing Review Review Practices Writing Assignment APPENDICES Appendix A Journal Writing Appendix B Correction Symbols Appendix C Summary of Punctuation Rules Appendix D Kinds of Sentences and Master List of Connecting Words Appendix E Master Chart of Transition Signals Appendix F Self-Editing and Peer-Editing Worksheets Scoring Rubrics Index Credits
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.